To Moodle, is a category any different from a repository, or are they both really just folders (directories) that are supposed to mean different things to their users according to where they are?
- Surely that's the basis of a filing system. You don't stop calling a cardboard folder a cardboard folder, just because it's holding papers that do not relate to the paper contents of another cardboard folder? A folder is a folder.
This useful video:
...uses the expressions 'repository sources' and 'repository instances' (moodological terms).
...Surely a repository source is just a folder in the repositories folder (which lives inside the moodledata folder), and a repository instance is just a file inside a folder which is inside the repositories folder?
Why do we need to confuse matters by inventing unnecessary terms like 'repository instance'? It's not a repository instance, it's a file!
...or have I misunderstood something?